Senior Business Associate Attorney

12/16/2021 3:27 PM | Anonymous

Senior Business Associate Attorney

Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking a senior business associate attorney to join its Seattle office. OMW is a mid-size, multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 120 years.  We take pride in providing exceptional legal services while, at the same time, offering our employees a professional, collegial, and inclusive culture, as well as a fun work environment.

The firm emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of legal services and is seeking applicants with strong research and writing skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.  This position will focus on advising business clients on business and tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and contracting work, governance, entity formation, real estate, debtor/creditor (including bankruptcy, secured transactions, and commercial finance), joint ventures, and other business-related transactions. Applicant must have a Washington State bar license; LL.M. in taxation or an MBA is a plus.  Prior work experience and/or course of study in a business-related field is also desired.  The ideal candidate will have 5 or more relevant years of legal experience, either in-house or in a private firm, and will be expected to:

·       Provide legal support to senior attorneys by drafting, analyzing and interpreting agreements, contracts, and legal documents;

·       Research and analyze complex issues;

·       Assist with entity formations;

·       Strategize and negotiate solutions for clients;

·       Ability to manage multifaceted business transactions and closings; and

·       Perform work independently to achieve client objectives.

Desired Skills:

·       Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

·       Team oriented, while remaining self-motivated

·       Attention to detail

·       Display of ownership with job responsibilities

·       Strong communication skills

·       Quick learner

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing, paid time off, paid parental leave, life insurance, long-term disability, an employee assistance program, and transportation assistance.

Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp, Human Resources Director, at or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.

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